Ralph Edward “Ed” Fickel, age 73 of Logan, Ohio passed away on Monday, September 20, 2021 at his residence, surrounded by his loving family.
Born February 5, 1948 in Logan, he was the son of the late Ralph Edward and Wanda Jean (Brown) Fickel.
For 35 years, Ed worked as a biology teacher for the Logan Hocking Schools. Aside from teaching, he thoroughly enjoyed beekeeping and woodworking. Ed was a major advocate of blood donation and had donated over 22 gallons during his life.
Ed is survived by his loving wife, Cindy (Ricketts) Fickel; two sons, Benjamin (Jennifer) Fickel of Logan and Matthew (Amy) Fickel of Nelsonville, Ohio; one daughter, Emily (Nick Platounaris) Fickel of Logan; seven grandchildren, Sophie, Hannah, Harper, Xander, Ali, Adi and Ian; three brothers, Fred Fickel, Kirby (Diane) Fickel and Paul (Jennifer) Poston, all of Logan; and two sisters, Dinah (Ron) Van Dyke and Samantha (Mark) Hendricks of Lancaster, Ohio.
A celebration of Ed’s life will be held from 1-4 p.m., Saturday, October 2, 2021 at the Roberts Funeral Home in Logan, Ohio.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Ed Fickel Memorial Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 310, Logan, Ohio, 43138.
In honor of Ed, please consider helping those in need by donating blood.
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